Kosteletzkya virginica

saltmarsh mallow

Malvaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      pink
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wetland wildflower garden.
Propagation: Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Salt, brackish, or fresh water marshes, sloughs, ditches, borders of mangrove and other swamps, wet forest clearings.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B,11